“Disaster Girl” Zoe Ross smiled as a famous little girl, the house burned in a popular Internet meme, by selling the original copy of the meme as a non-fungible token (NFT), it has been Earned nearly 500,000 US dollars (about 3.7 crore rupees). ). The image clicked in 2005 shows a four-year-old Zoe Roth standing in the foreground with an almost demonic smirk, while a house in the background appears to be on fire. Rose continues to be one of the most viral meme faces on the Internet. No matter what tragedy happens, the “disaster girl” she is referring to can be seen everywhere.
From standing in front of the sinking Titanic to now in the war room, former US President Barack Obama and other officials monitored the airstrike against bin Laden and even launched a nuclear attack on Japan. Her memes were redesigned into thousands. Thousands of imitation objects. And become the basis for expressing that you profit from the misfortune of others. Now, she has found a way to do something for herself from the (notorious) image.
Rose said that she will use the 500,000 U.S. dollars (about 3.7 million rupees) to fund her university studies and donate it to charities. She will retain the copyright of the NFT and will get a 10% share every time she sells in the future. The auction is conducted on the Foundation App.
Disaster girl rises to fame on the Internet
In 2005, when a four-year-old Zoe Roth (Zoe Roth) ran out of her neighbors, followed by her father David Roth (David Roth) holding a camera, no one knew they would create a Zhang’s most familiar meme face. 21st century. When her father turned and smiled, he clicked on a few photos. One of the photos was published in 2008. This is how the Internet discovered the “disaster girl”. According to a report in the New York Times, the flames in the photo were controlled, and firefighters even allowed the children to hold the hoses one by one that day.
Another NFT in recent memory:
Just last week, Seth Phillips stood on a placard to protest related issues. He decided to convert some of his works into a collection of non-financial trading products and auction them. His unique Instagram account (@Dudewithsign) has photos of him with these funny placards about annoying daily problems that have attracted the attention of many online users. Therefore, Phillips, who has more than 7.5 million followers on Instagram, decided to make the most of his digital assets (he took a photo with the placard) and turn it into his own NFT collection.
Phillips said that a month ago, everyone was discussing NFT, but he didn’t know anything about it. At about the same time, digital artist Beeple sold jpeg files (digital images) for US$69 million (approximately Rs 50.1 crore) through Christie’s auction house’s first auction. That was when he suddenly came up with the NFT that asked him to take a photo with the placard.
His first collection included a badge with 157 logos. Another person has the opportunity to accompany Seth with a slogan or placard. The collection also includes the original picture, which will be published online if Seth does not consider launching his NFT.